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Image for Occhiali Italiani = Italian Eyewear

Occhiali Italiani = Italian Eyewear

By: Alberoni, Francesco

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Parma, Edizioni Anfao: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15765

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with wear to head of spine and small indentations on front panel. Illustrated with color photographs of Italian eyeglasses circa 1986. View more info

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Cloisonne Extraordinaire

By: Alexander, W. F. and Donald K. Gerber

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Des Moines, IA, Wallace-Homestead Book Co: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 24353

ISBN: 0870691597

Condition: Very Good


previous owner's name inside front cover, remainder mark on bottom of text block. View more info

Image for Black Forest Bears: Swiss Woodcarvings 1870-1920

Black Forest Bears: Swiss Woodcarvings 1870-1920

By: Ammelounx, Andre

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Palatine, IL, The Stein Auction Company: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25149

ISBN: 0971385602

Condition: Near Fine


not issued with a dust jacket; small dent at bottom edge of front cover. Illustrated with 96 color plates and black and white reproductions of two vintage sales catalogs. View more info

Image for American Antique Toys 1830-1900

American Antique Toys 1830-1900

By: Barenholtz, Bernard and Inez McClintock (text), Bill Holland (photographs)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10052

ISBN: 0810906686

Condition: Fine


With 285 illustrations, including 100 plates in full color, many double-page spreads, and multipage foldouts. View more info

Image for Netsuke: The Miniature Sculpture of Japan

Netsuke: The Miniature Sculpture of Japan

By: Barker, Richard and Lawrence Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11125

ISBN: 071411409x

Condition: Fine


dust jacket price-clipped with faint scratches to front and back panels. With 36 netsuke in color and 850 monochrome illustrations. View more info

Image for The Romance Behind Walking Canes

The Romance Behind Walking Canes

By: Burtscher, William J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Dorrance & Company: 1945

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 22130

Condition: Very Good


slight bumping to bottom corners, light fading to spine, dust jacket lacking. Mr. Burtscher, owner of an antique shop in Santa Monica, California, took an unofficial census of walking canes in the United States and found more than 5,000 in private collections, more than 10,000 in museums and several million more in actual everyday use. The stories of a large number of the most outstanding canes -- entertainingly told -- are classics, and make an unusual and charming ... View more info

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Collectors' Netsuke

By: Bushell, Raymond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Weatherhill: 1971

Seller ID: 14948

ISBN: 0802724469

Condition: As New


5th printing, 1982. 353 objects are described and illustrated in color. Includes brief biographies of 79 carvers. View more info

Image for Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum

Hat Boxes and Bandboxes at Shelburne Museum

By: Carlisle, Lilian Baker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shelburne, VT, Shelburne Museum: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11675

Condition: Fine


Profusely illustrated. View more info

Image for The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket

The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket

By: Carpenter, Charles H., Jr. and Carpenter, Mary Grace (text) and Arthur d'Arazien (photographs)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11002

ISBN: 0396084885

Condition: Near Fine


light foxing to top edge of text block, dust jacket rubbed at extremities. This book is organized with chapers on decorative arts: Furniture in the Home; Mariner's Things, Boxes, Toys, Woodenware; Textiles; Ceramics, Glass, and Lighting Devices; Silver; Iron, Pewter, Brass and Copper, Tin; Scrimshaw; Baskets; Carvings and Drawings; and Souvenirs from Far-Away Places. Contains a section of Occupations in Colonial Nantucket, Selected Bibliography, Glossary, and Index. ... View more info

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Works of Art in Ivory

By: Defrin, Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, European Decorative Arts Company: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27072

Condition: As New


The inaugural catalogue of the European Decorative Arts Company. 22 spectacular works in ivory are described and illustrated in color. View more info

Image for Indian Art in America: The Arts and Crafts of the North American Indian

Indian Art in America: The Arts and Crafts of the North American Indian

By: Dockstader, Frederick J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Promontory Press: 1973

Seller ID: 26036

ISBN: 0883940086

Condition: Very Good


reprint edition; small abrasion to top edge of boards and light soiling to bottom edge, dust jacket with tiny tears and soiling along edges where laminate does not completely cover. With 69 color plates and 180 black and white illustrations. View more info

Image for Smokers, Segars & Stickers

Smokers, Segars & Stickers

By: Faber, A. D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Watkins Glen, NY, Century House: 1949

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15536

Condition: Very Good


not issued with a dust jacket; darkening to spine, rubbing to extremities. A study of cigar label art. View more info

Image for Playing Cards: General History From Their Creation to The Present Day

Playing Cards: General History From Their Creation to The Present Day

By: Fournier, Félix Alfaro

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Vitoria, Heraclio Fournier: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27254

ISBN: 8485074114

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with yellowing at top and bottom edges of flaps. This book constitutes the most complete graphical repertoire of playing cards which has been published to date, with 4,000 illustrations in full color and 2,000 descriptions of packs. It is an essential book for collectors and enormously interesting for enthusiasts. View more info

Image for Masterworks of Chinese Jade in the National Palace Museum

Masterworks of Chinese Jade in the National Palace Museum

By: Fu-tsung, Chiang (preface)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taipei, Taiwan, National Palace Museum: 1969

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25842

Condition: As New


fitted vinyl dust jacket. 50 objects are described and illustrated in color. Text in Chinese, Japanese, and English. View more info

Image for Tea Ceremony Utensils (Arts of Japan 3)

Tea Ceremony Utensils (Arts of Japan 3)

By: Fujioka, Ryoichi with Masaki Nakano, Hirokazu Arakawa, and Seizo Hayashiya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Weatherhill: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27153

ISBN: 0834827050

Condition: Very Good


lightly rubbed at extremities, rubbing to back cover. Chapters on: The Tea Bowl; The Tea Caddy and Tea-Leaf Jar; The Tea Scoop; The Kettle and Lid Rest; The Fresh-Water Jar and Waste-Water Jar; The Flower Container; The Incense and Hearth Utensils; The Utensils for the Kaiseki Meal; and The Boxes for Tea-Ceremony Utensils. Includes a Glossary. With 204 illustrations, 22 in color. View more info

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Ryukyu Lacquer

By: Garner, Harry M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art: 1972

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12040

Condition: Near Fine


light foxing to covers, slight fading to spine. With 50 black and white illustrations on 24 plates. View more info

Image for Instruments of Change: New Hampshire Hand Tools and Their Makers, 1800-1900

Instruments of Change: New Hampshire Hand Tools and Their Makers, 1800-1900

By: Garvin, James L. and Donna-Belle Garvin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Concord, NH, New Hampshire Historical Society: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10027

ISBN: 0914659162

Condition: New


limited to 1500 copies. The catalog of an exhibition held at the New Hampshire Historical Society, December 20, 1984 - May 30, 1985. With 91 black and white plates of tools, 58 toolmaker's marks, and 35 illustrations in the text. View more info

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Early American Wooden Ware

By: Gould, Mary Earle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1962

Seller ID: 10148

ISBN: 0804801533

Condition: Fine


second printing, 1971; dust jacket price-clipped. With 131 illustrations. View more info

Image for The Fine Art of Russian Lacquered Miniatures: Fedoskino, Palekh, Mstiora, Kholui

The Fine Art of Russian Lacquered Miniatures: Fedoskino, Palekh, Mstiora, Kholui

By: Guliayev, Vladimir [trans. by Sergei Volynets]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1993

Seller ID: 24690

ISBN: 0811803252

Condition: New


reprint edition. 256 boxes are described and illustrated in color. View more info

Image for The Violin-Makers of the Guarneri Family, 1626-1762: Their Life and Work

The Violin-Makers of the Guarneri Family, 1626-1762: Their Life and Work

By: Hill, William Henry, Arthur F. Hill, and Alfred Ebsworth Hill

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Holland Press: 1965

Seller ID: 14309

Condition: Very Good


reprint edition; shelf wear to bottom of boards, tape stains to endpapers from removed plastic protector, dust jacket with tiny tears at head and foot of spine, small tear at bottom edge of front panel, chip at bottom of rear fold, price-clipped with abrasion to front fly. Illustrated with 17 color plates, 44 photogravure plates, and 50 figures in the text. View more info